In connection with the Orientation Workshop on the New Policies of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) conducted on July 31 – August 4, 2018 at the Hotel Rembrandt, Quezon City, MGB IV CALABARZON conducted the Orientation on Memorandum Circular No. 2018-02 or Guidelines for Compliance Monitoring and Rating/Scorecard of Mining Permits/Contracts of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau on September 27, 2018 at Café Siena, Antipolo City, Rizal.

The seminar was attended by mining company representatives, and stakeholders of Region IV CALABARZON. The MGB MC 2018-02 comprises the Standard Monitoring Checklist for Tenements; Safety and Health, Environment, and Social Development, and the Scorecard for compliance. The checklist and scorecard will be used by MGB Regional Offices to observe and determine the compliance of the contractor/permittee/permit holder. Among the topics presented were the DAO 2018-20 or Guidelines in the Evaluation and Approval of the 3-Year Development/Utilization Work Program, MGB Regional Memorandum 02, 03, and 04, the MGB Memorandum Circular 2018-02, Standard Monitoring Checklists and the Standard Monitoring Scorecard.

The seminar aims to inform the participants on the new policy guidelines on the monitoring and compliance of mining permits and contracts.

Standard Monitoring Checklist for Environmental Management presented by Engr. Adora Matabang

Engr. Glase Rabi presenting the Standard Monitoring Scorecard for Tenements

Participants of the MC-02 Seminar

 


by: Philippe Michael Granada                  |         28 September 2018